Return to the Landscape Design Forum | Post a Follow-Up

 o
Result of $13k Grading Work

Posted by pam29011 5 (My Page) on
Fri, Jul 1, 11 at 13:37

I've asked several questions about this project on here, so I thought I'd share the final (intermediate) results. This is just the backyard but the work he did in the front yard wasn't as dramatic. The $13k was to grind down 30+ stumps from the trees we had removed & grade the site with fill & cover with loam. Backyard dimensions are 175' long and 125' wide.

First shot is what the yard looked like 1 year ago. The white dog is about 32 pounds, if that helps give you some scale (a little taller than a beagle, and about 15x as fast).

Second shot is a view of the yard from the front right corner. That sort of shows how the ground slops, as does the next one. Final shot is of a flower bed that will go in between the 2 largest oaks. I know that the 3-in-1 tree is typically not a stable arrangement, but the tree guy said it looks really healthy (he used a crane to check it out) and it's absolutely massive. I couldn't bear to cut it.

Next up is finalizing the border of the bed, moving plants in there, raking the yard to smooth out the little ridges from the dozer blades, and getting some grass started. So it isn't final, but it's a LONG way from where it was in October!

http://www.flickr.com/photos/63981892@N02/sets/72157626967884515/


Follow-Up Postings:

 o
RE: Result of $13k Grading Work

Ignore this, I learned how to embed images (duh!)


 o Post a Follow-Up

Please Note: Only registered members are able to post messages to this forum.

    If you are a member, please log in.

    If you aren't yet a member, join now!


Return to the Landscape Design Forum

Information about Posting

  • You must be logged in to post a message. Once you are logged in, a posting window will appear at the bottom of the messages. If you are not a member, please register for an account.
  • Please review our Rules of Play before posting.
  • Posting is a two-step process. Once you have composed your message, you will be taken to the preview page. You will then have a chance to review your post, make changes and upload photos.
  • After posting your message, you may need to refresh the forum page in order to see it.
  • Before posting copyrighted material, please read about Copyright and Fair Use.
  • We have a strict no-advertising policy!
  • If you would like to practice posting or uploading photos, please visit our Test forum.
  • If you need assistance, please Contact Us and we will be happy to help.


Learn more about in-text links on this page here